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Science News Archive - November 28, 2009

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Prized for their impressive antlers, red deer have been caught in the hunters' sights for generations, but a deer's antlers are much more than decorative.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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